May weather forecast
Contadora Island, Panama

Rocky shores approaching a seaside house, set on a clifftop, facing the sea in Contadora Island, Panama
Rocky shores approaching a seaside house, set on a clifftop, facing the sea in Contadora Island, Panama

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another tropical month in Contadora Island, Panama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24°C (75.2°F) and an average high of 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Contadora Island, is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In Contadora Island, during 18 rainfall days, 233mm (9.17") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 222 rainfall days, and 2115mm (83.27") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Contadora Island, the average seawater temperature in May is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Contadora Island, the average length of the day in May is 12h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of May, in Contadora Island, Panama, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 18:31 EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Contadora Island, Panama, is 6h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Contadora Island are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in May in Contadora Island?

In Contadora Island, Panama, in May, during 18 rainfall days, 233mm (9.17") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Contadora Island?

In Contadora Island, in May, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Contadora Island have in May?

In May, the average day length is 12h and 31min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Contadora Island?

On the first day of May in Contadora Island, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 18:31 EST.

How long on average sun shines in May in Contadora Island?

In Contadora Island, Panama, the average sunshine duration in May is 6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Contadora Island?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Contadora Island.

How high is the UV index in May in Contadora Island?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Contadora Island is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in May
Contadora Island, Panama

Average temperature in May - Contadora Island, Panama
  • Average high temperature in May: 31°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March and April (32°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are October and November (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (24°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, November and December (22°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Contadora Island, Panama

Average rainfall in May - Contadora Island, Panama
  • Average rainfall in May: 233mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (306mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (39mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Contadora Island, Panama

Average rainfall days in May - Contadora Island, Panama
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (11 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Contadora Island, Panama

Average sea temperature in May - Contadora Island, Panama
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (26°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Contadora Island, Panama

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Contadora Island, Panama
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 31min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 38min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

The months with the most sunshine are February and April (Average sunshine: 7h).
The months with the least sunshine are June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average UV index in May
Contadora Island, Panama

Average UV index in May - Contadora Island, Panama
  • Average UV index in May: 12

The months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).

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